The scores were a lot lower this past weekend, but there was still some surprising results in the Island’s top division – Division 1.
Here is the breakdown:
-It all started with a bit of a shock on Friday night at Hampton Park as Westcastle and Gorge battled to a 1-1 draw.
Gorge goal by Tony Litke looked like it may be the winner, but a barrage of Westcastle pressure paid off at the end.
Westcastle goal at 90′ by Sean Young, a penalty shot awarded by the referee, saved the draw for the kids.
-Also in Saanich on Friday, Lakehill defeated Nanaimo Utd.
Goals were scored by Jon Shah and Wes Barrett.
Earning the shutout for Lakehill was Deep Gahunia.
-Early Saturday saw Bays shutout Powell River 4-0 at Oak Bay High School.
The students in attendance were treated to 3 goals by Patrick Nelson, and a Powell River Own Goal.
Keeper Ethan May earned the shutout for Bays Utd.
-Later on Saturday, Vic West defeated newly promoted Juan de Fuca by score of 3-1 at Finlayson turf.
Rookie sensation Salem Almardy had a goal, as did Liam Wirth and Jackson Brice for Vic West.
The loan scorer for JDF was Andrew Fitzpatrick.
-The final game of the weekend on Sunday saw Cowichan defeat Mid Isle by score of 3-1.
Cowichan goals by Colin Knight, Blaze Roberts, and Logan Kits.
The sole marker for Mid Isle was scored by Shane Brown.
Here is how the standings now look after all the scores have been posted:
A surprising table at this point, and it will only get more interesting as the weeks progress. Also surprising is seeing all the goals scored.Here is how the golden boot leader-board shapes up after 1 month. Definitely a pace that we have not seen in many years.
VISL Executive Director